As an occasional developer, I ran into a problem trying to get CVS pango
working - errors on link with the qt libraries.  Anyone else expereienced
these?  Not at my machine now, or I'd include the errors.   

I didn't see any obvious switches in the configure.  I'm a bit annoyed that qt
is keeping me from compiling gtk...


--- Malcolm Tredinnick <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 02:12:05AM +0100, Nick Lamb wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 01:27:59AM -0400, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> > > For CVS gimp, it is definitely not a problem to require the current
> > > bleeding edge GTK.
> > 
> > Malcolm did you ask me first? If you didn't, how did you come to the
> > conclusion that it wouldn't be a problem for me (a developer, even if
> > not one who's able to dedicate many hours to Gimp right now) to
> > install and tend a GTK+ HEAD tree just to keep my Gimp builds green?
> Get a grip! I'm not the one making the decision; what I posted was an
> opinion.
> That said, if you want to do development and gimp chooses to track
> gtk+'s main branch, then there is a once off effort to get the gtk setup
> working and port your stuff. Then it's minor updating and rebuilding.
> For many months now I, personally, have not had problems keeping a gtk+
> CVS installation running for my development work. They are in API freeze
> (more or less) now, so things are only going to get better.
> > How will this make things better for me?
> Apparently you've decided it won't. Deal with it.
> >NB I am not blind and I don't write code in Hebrew
> So pango is not included specifically for you. You are lucky. However,
> the i18n team will make use of pango to get decent display and widget
> layout. I admit that a visually impaired version of the Gimp would be,
> well, interesting, but a version allowing alternate input methods would
> be useful (e.g. somebody who cannot use their hands). Incorporating
> these toolkits means that _other_ people can come along and make your
> plugins work well for everybody.
> Malcolm
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